04 Oct 2022
--- Conducting life cycle analyses (LCA) are crucial for companies to back up their labeling claims with scientific objectivity. However, the market shows evidence that some companies tend to act more in their own interest,... Read More
27 Sep 2022
--- Amcor Rigid Packaging (ARP) has created ClearCor to create DairySeal – a new PET barrier technology for ready-to-drink dairy beverage containers. The bottles are recyclable and can be made with up to 80% recyclable... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- The balance between premium shelf appeal and increased environmental sustainability was a key theme at London Packaging Week. We spoke to leading packaging suppliers for the cosmetics and personal care industries during the... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Scotland will implement a deposit return scheme (DRS) on August 16, 2023 that will differ from the rest of the UK. While the Scottish system may be effective in limiting single-use waste, beverage manufacturers fear it will... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, Sappi invested in new technical equipment and production facilities at its Gratkorn site in Austria. Meanwhile, Amcor announced a further strategic investment of up to US$45 million in ePac... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has released a report on how the packaging industry can improve circularity for single-use glass. Despite being infinitely recyclable, glass’ heavy environmental footprint is rarely offset by... Read More
22 Aug 2022
--- Carlsberg is launching a new Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) program to achieve net zero carbon emissions before 2040. The program builds on previous targets, updating measures surrounding environmentally... Read More
16 Aug 2022
--- To demonstrate how automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and strapping machines may function together in a single application, Mosca teamed up with materials handling business Gebhardt Intralogistics. Mosca is also debuting two... Read More
22 Jul 2022
--- Coca-Cola in Germany has invested around €50 million (US$50.8 million) in one of its biggest plants in Mannheim, including a returnable glass line supplied by KHS for optimizing highly complex sorting processes.... Read More
13 Jul 2022
--- KHS is set to showcase its latest machine and packaging systems at Drinktec in Munich, Germany (September 12-16), including the filler/seamer block SmartCan, which provides hygiene, flexibility and simple operation benefits.... Read More
07 Jul 2022
--- The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) in the US has welcomed California’s landmark polluter-pays law (SB54) as an opportunity for glass container manufacturers and recyclers to dramatically improve the quality of glass... Read More
24 Jun 2022
--- Packamama is introducing its eco-flat wine bottles to the Australian market with Accolade Wines and Taylors Wines. Accolade Wines’ Banrock Station and Taylors’ One Small Step wines are now available for purchase... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- A study released today by printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has found the packaging market’s most pressing challenges are forcing decision-makers to shift priorities and rethink operations, with... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- As human and environmental health concerns continue to drive packaging development throughout the F&B industry, soups and sauces packaging is undergoing particular transformations. The struggle against flexible plastic... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Sonoco has participated in European recycling trials showing that digital watermarks yield accurate packaging sortation, distinguishing between food and non-food applications. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative aims to assess... Read More
16 Jun 2022
--- Frugalpac has sold the “world’s first” paper bottle machine, which produces the Frugal bottle – the “first and only” commercially available wine, spirits and olive oil bottle made from... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is continuing its North American expansion by acquiring Andler Packaging Group. The move expands the hybrid packaging supplier’s pharmaceutical and nutraceutical offerings and adds multiple... Read More
07 Jun 2022
--- US trade association The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), which represents glass bottle manufacturing plants and glass recycling facilities throughout the country, is continuing a struggle to improve recently mandated... Read More
03 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is acquiring Verrerie du Comtat, a supplier of glass packaging for the French wine and olive oil end markets, to ensure its position in the French F&B segments. “This acquisition strengthens our... Read More
01 Jun 2022
--- The Consortium for Waste Circularity, together with the Flexible Packaging Association and the Packaging Engineering program at the University of Florida, US, is working with industry stakeholders to arrange for robust... Read More